November 2014 Programs for All

We have a fun-filled calendar for November with a great mix of programs for all ages.

Nov2014 Calendar

Weekly Events

  • Nov2014 MoviesStorytime with Miss Glynnis Mondays at 10:30 am
  • Mah Jongg Friends Fundraiser Mondays at 11:30 am – $2
  • Sit N Knit group Mondays at 4 pm
  • Storytime with Miss Diane Tuesdays at 10:30 am
  • Canasta Friends Fundraiser Tuesdays at 12:30 pm – $2
  • Library Yoga with Theresa Wednesdays at 10:30 am
    $7 drop-in class
  • Fund and Games Friends Fundraiser Fridays at 10:00 am
  • Friday Movies at 2 pm in Community Room on 2nd Floor
    Chef | To Have and Have Not | The German Doctor | Words and Pictures
  • Board Meeting – Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 pm
  • Representative Tom Murt’s office visit on Thur., Nov. 20 at 10 am.

Saturday, November 1 at 11 am – Read to a Dog

  • NovReadDogChildren in Kindergarten to 5th grade can reserve a 20 minute time slot to read to a therapy dog in a small group.
  • Sign up at the circulation desk or by phone at 215-947-5138.
  • Free of charge in the 1st Floor multi-purpose room.
  • Readers with Niji
    Cambrie, Harper & Niji.




Tuesday, November 4 at Pine Road Elementary
Friends Election Day Bake Sale Fundraiser

  • Healthy snacks
  • Homemade treats
  • Proceeds benefit the Friends of HV Library, who in turn support many of the programs, services and collections of the Library.

Thursday, November 6 at 12:30 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting and Quilts for Kids Program

  • Following the Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library membership meeting, hear about the Quilts for Kids program.
  • The program is open to the public and free of charge.
  • Quilts for Kids, Inc. transforms discontinued, unwanted and other fabrics into patchwork quilts that comfort children in need. ” – Quilts for Kids Facebook page.

Saturday, November 8 at 2 pm
Landscapes in a Box: The Gardens of Society Hill

  • Bagley LandscapesJackie Bagley, historian and tour guide,  returns to the Library, this time with a lecture and slides in the Community Room featuring the Gardens of Society Hill.
  • This lecture provides “public and private views showing the challenges of plantings in the urban setting, 18th century to present.”
  • Sponsored by Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library.
  • Please RSVP for a reminder call to this FREE event.

NovPJ StorytimeWednesday, November 12 at 7 pm
Pajama Storytime!

  • Join Miss Glynnis in your pajamas and slippers.
  • Fun with stories, songs and a craft.
  • Teddy bears welcome.

Friday, November 14 at 11:45 am
FriendsBistroFriends Fundraiser – Cooking Demonstration and Luncheon

  • Held at Da Bistro Mediterranean Grill, 1918 County Line Road, HV, PA
  • Cooking demonstration and healthy lunch with drink and dessert.
  • Cost: $25 per person.
  • Sign up and pay at the Friends Station.

Saturday, November 15 –
Music and Movement at 10:30 am

International Games Day at 2 pm

  •  NovMusicMoveMusic and Movement with Children’s Music Express at 10:30 am to 11:15 am
  • Join us in this lively class for you and your little loves.
  • Includes various styles of music through sing-a-longs, chanting, large and small movement activities, dancing, marches, tonal and rhythm patterns, finger plays and instrument play.
  • Intl Games DayRegistration is required.
  • Sponsored by the Friends of HVL.
  • International Games Day for Teens from 2-4 pm
  • In cooperation with the Valley Youth Center.
  • Open to teens 6th to 8th grade
  • Join us for games, pool, brain teasers, ping pong or foosball.
  • Food included.

Monday, November 17 at 11 am
Meet the Artist – Pat Guckes

  • Guckes FlyerPatty Ray Guckes will display her art at the Library during November and early December.
  • A professional artist specializing in photo-realism, her show will feature original pieces in oil, acrylics and pastel.
  • See her miniature portraits on November 17 and Saturday, November 22.
  • She is donating 25% of any proceeds to the Library.

Tuesday, November 18 at 7 pm
Craft a Connection Book Club:
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

  • CraftBookNovOpen to girls and boys in 3rd to 5th grade
  • Join Miss Glynnis to discuss The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.
  • After talking about the book, create a craft that goes with the story.
  • Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.
  • Registration is required.

Thursday, November 20 at 7 pm
Michener Art Museum Studio Craft Collection Docent lecture

  • Michener Flyer 1Hear and see a presentation about the museum’s Studio Craft Collection in the 2nd Floor Community Room.
  • This introduction to Studio Craft, defined as craft work produced by independent studio artists working with traditional materials, such as wood, glass, metal, or clay.
  • The collection includes works by George Nakashima, Paul Evans, Phillip Lloyd Powell, Robert Whitley, David Ellsworth and many others.
  • The collection has an exciting variety of media and styles, many with a sense of whimsy, all are created with a reverence for the materials.
  • Please RSVP for a reminder phone call.  Free and Open to all.

Saturday, November 22 at 1 pm
The Snow Queen

  • Snow queenThe classic story of Hans Christian Andersen that inspired Disney’s Frozen comes to stage in this delightful 45-minute play designed for family audiences age 3 and up.
  • Register for your event ticket.  You MUST have a ticket to attend.
  • Seating limited to 150.
  • Only 55 tickets left as of Oct. 24! Call today!
  • Sponsored by the Frank G. Daveler Charitable Fund.

Wednesday, November 26 at 5 pm and Thursday, November 27
Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Monday, December 1 at 7 pm
Taste of Italy Wine and Dine Fundraiser at Simpatico!

  • Taste of Italy flyerJoin us at Simpatico! – 2519 Huntingdon Pike
  • Four course Italian meal with wine
  • Tickets now available:
    • $50 per person
    • Limited seating
  • More information

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